Mitchell F. Roitman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Integrative Systems, Cognition/Learning
Motivated behavior, reward, aversion, feeding, obesity, drug addiction, dopamine, limbic circuitry, basal ganglia.
- Day JJ, Roitman MF, Wightman RM & Carelli RM. Associative learning mediates dynamic shifts in dopamine signaling within the nucleus accumbens. Nature Neuroscience, 2007;10: 1020-1028.
- Roitman, MF, Wheeler RA & Carelli RM. Nucleus accumbens neurons are innately tuned for rewarding and aversive taste stimuli, encode their predictors, and are linked to motor output. Neuron, 2005; 45: 587-597.
- Roitman MF, Stuber GD, Phillips PEM, Wightman RM & Carelli RM. Dopamine operates as a subsecond modulator of feeding. Journal of Neuroscience, 2004; 24:1265-1271.